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Is there a keyboard shortcut for toggling back and forth to the last visited tab in Firefox like alt-tab behaves in Windows?

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MicTech is correct, but by default Firefox will scroll through the tabs in order of opening. If you want to toggle between 2 tabs among more than 2, then use the wonderful TabMixPlus addon. With this you can set CTRL + TAB to toggle between the two most recently used. Has a whole heap of other great functions.

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Yes, I think Ctrl+Tab is what you need.

And you can improve this function via some addons for FF.

Also Ctrl+Shift+Tab to go backwards. – Nick Josevski

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yep @MicTech is correct! –  studiohack Mar 11 '10 at 3:28
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Also Ctrl+Shift+Tab to go backwards. –  Nick Josevski Mar 11 '10 at 3:37
    
If you have more tabs you can press CTRL + 1 for the first, CTRL + 2 for the second etc, if you have more than 9, the last tab will always be number 9. –  artifex Mar 11 '10 at 4:24
    
I am actually looking for behavior similar to alt-tab –  Casebash Mar 12 '10 at 22:26

ctrl + pg up ; ctl + pg down

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Again, I am actually looking for behavior similar to alt-tab –  Casebash Mar 12 '10 at 22:27

FLST Firefox Extension by georgia gives you the option to tab between the 2 most recent tabs with Ctrl+. http://gorgias.de/mfe/#flst

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On Mac: Alt-Command-Right arrow, Alt-Command-Left arrow.

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CTRL+ the number of the tab you want to go...

EX: Consider 5 tabs

CTRL+4 goes to the 4th tab`...

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